Sermon Discussion Questions from the weekend of 11/10-11:
Rewind: Legacies of Faith
How do you measure your success? What are your metrics?
Think about Joshua, Rahab, Gideon, Abraham, and Moses. What do they have in common? (Heb 11:13a).
Read Hebrews 11:1
What does it mean to live by faith? Where should we find our confidence, and why?
Discuss the difference between how strongly a person believes something and the strength of what (
Pastor Randy said, “Everything on earth is a counterfeit of the engine article in heaven.” What are some promises God gave us? (Hebrews 13:b)
Pastor Randy stated the command in the Bible are never about getting, they are about giving. What does this say about earthly and heavenly metrics of success?
Read John 14:1-3
Why do you think this is significant?
What are God’s metrics for success? (Think about the Biblical heroes in Hebrews 11:13. Read Heb 11:16b).
Discuss this idea taken from the sermon: We are running a race! The bible says to run with endurance; it does not say we must win. (Read Hebrews 11)
Read Hebrews 12:1-2
What encouragement do you take from this?
How can you apply these steps to Re-imagine your legacy:
1) Run to Jesus!
2) Run for the pleasure of heaven!
3) Serve the runners still on the track!
Re-imagine your legacy with God’s metrics!
Consider this statement: Legacies are discovered by the observations of others – Do you move God for things or things for God?